Archive for the ‘Browser’ Category

    Firefox 11 now allows you to migrate history, bookmarks and cookies over from rival Chrome. Additionally, you can now sync extensions between your computers. File storage is now in IndexedDB and SPDY protocol support for speedier page loads. Also new in Firefox 11 is add-on synchronization. For several versions now  Firefox Sync fully […]

Firefox 9 Released, Up to 30% Faster

Posted: 21st December 2011 by Babar Shafiq in Browser
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  Major JavaScript Enhancements Make Firefox Speedy – up to 30% Faster   Firefox for Windows, Mac and Linux has new JavaScript enhancements that make Web browsing significantly faster. The latest update to Firefox includes Type Inference which boosts JavaScript performance and allow rich websites and Web apps with lots of pictures, videos, games and […]

Your Browser Matters

Posted: 25th November 2011 by Babar Shafiq in Browser, Internet, Security
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  Microsoft launched a website today designed to give users a detailed look at how secure their browser is. The site, called Your Browser Matters, automatically detects the visitor's browser and returns a browser security score on a scale of four points. When you visit the site, called Your Browser Matters, it allows you to […]

Firefox 8 released

Posted: 8th November 2011 by Babar Shafiq in Browser, System Administration
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Mozilla announced today the official release of Firefox 8 The built-in search box in Firefox’s navigation toolbar has been extended to support Twitter searches. Users can now select Twitter from the drop-down list of available search engines. Mozilla partnered with Twitter earlier this year to release a special build of Firefox that ties into the […]

  Firefox 7 isn't just about speed, there's also a long list of security patches. Surprisingly, a fix for the SSL BEAST attack is not one of them. Mozilla is patching it's Firefox Web browser for at least 10 vulnerabilities, seven of which are rated as being "critical." Firefox 7 was released on Tuesday offering […]

SSL is a critically important part of Internet security and it has come under increasing scrutiny in recent months. Last Friday, a pair of security researchers demonstrated a new attack called SSL BEAST at the ekoparty security conference in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Researchers Thai Duong and Juliano Rizzo leveraged weaknesses in cypher block chaining (CBC) […]